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You are asked to find if a particular port you are expected to visit has an Indian Embassy.

Which of
these publications would you consult? :

Port approach chart

Admiralty Sailing Directions

Admiralty list of Radio Signals

Guide to Port Entry

Option Match : Guide to Port Entry

25. To which traffic separation schemes does Rule 10 apply


To which traffic separation schemes does Rule 10 apply? :

Those adopted by the International Maritime Organization

Those set up by local authorities

Those defined on navigational charts

All of the above

Option Match : Those adopted by the International Maritime Organization

A cumulative list of notices to mariners are published


A cumulative list of notices to mariners are published _____ a year :

three times

once

four times

twice

Option Match : twice


A marine sextant has the index
A marine sextant has the index arm set at zero and the reflected image of the horizon forms a continuous
line with the actual image. When the sextant is rotated about the line of sight the images separate.
The sextant has :

error of perpendicularity

side error

prismatic error

centering error
Option Match : side error

A navigator fixing a
A navigator fixing a vessel s position by radar :

should never use radar bearings

should only use radar bearings when the range exceeds the distance to the horizon

can use radar information from one object to fix the position

must use information from targets forward of the beam


Option Match : can use radar information from one object to fix the position

A polyconic projection is
A polyconic projection is based on a :

plane tangent at one point

cylinder tangent at one parallel

cone tangent at one parallel

series of cones tangent at selected parallels


Option Match : series of cones tangent at selected parallels

A position obtained
A position obtained by crossing lines of position taken at different times and advanced to a common
time is a(n) :
running fix

dead-reckoning position

fix

estimated position
Option Match : running fix

A position obtained by
A position obtained by taking lines of position from one object at different times and advancing them to a
common time is a(n) :

dead-reckoning position

estimated position

fix

running fix
Option Match : running fix

A position that is obtained


A position that is obtained by applying estimated current and wind to your vessel s course and speed is a(n) :

dead reckoning position

estimated position

fix

None of the above


Option Match : estimated position

A position that is obtained


A position that is obtained by using two or more intersecting lines of position taken at nearly the same
time, is a(n) :

dead-reckoning position

estimated position

fix

running fix
Option Match : fix

A sextant having
A sextant having an index error that is on the arc has a :

positive correction

dip error

negative correction

semidiameter error
Option Match : negative correction

A sextant having an index


A sextant having an index error that is off the arc has a :

positive correction

dip error

negative correction

semidiameter error

Option Match : positive correction

A ship is navigating in the Caribbean


A ship is navigating in the Caribbean in August when it receives the warning of a Hurricane. To determine
the centre of the storm the Master uses Buys Ballot s Law and faces the wind. On what side of the Master
would the low pressure area be located? :

On the right side

On the left side

Straight ahead

This is not a suitable method to use with a Hurricane


Option Match : On the right side

A ship\'s position is best


A ship s position is best plotted by bearings from :

the radar of the nearest land


the radio direction finder

buoys close at hand

fixed known objects on the shore


Option Match : fixed known objects on the shore

A single line of position


A single line of position combined with a dead-reckoning position results in a(n) :

assumed position

estimated position

fix

running fix
Option Match : estimated position

A vertical sextant
A vertical sextant angle gives :

the height of a bridge above sea level

a position line

a position circle

the ullage of a tank

Option Match : a position circle

A vessel is steaming in east longitude on January 25 and crosses the International Date Line
A vessel is steaming in east longitude on January 25 and crosses the International Date Line on an eastbound
course at 0900 zone time. What is the date and time at Greenwich when the vessel crosses the line? :

0900, 24 January

2100, 24 January

2100, 25 January

0900, 26 January
Option Match : 2100, 24 January
A vessel\'s position should
A vessel s position should be plotted using bearings of :

buoys close at hand

fixed known objects on shore

buoys at a distance

All of the above


Option Match : fixed known objects on shore

According to the recommendations of International Navigational Congress


According to the recommendations of International Navigational Congress in 1912, the ratio of length to
width at the entrance for cargo vessels is :

5.5 and 6.0 to 1

6.2 and 6.8 to 1

7.4 and 7.8 to 1

8.2 and 8.5 to 1


Option Match : 7.4 and 7.8 to 1

All Loran-C transmitting


All Loran-C transmitting stations are equipped with cesium frequency standards which permit :

every station in one chain to transmit at the same time

each station to transmit without reference to another station

on-line transmission of single-line transmitters at the same time

each station to only depend on the master for synchronization and signal ratio
Option Match : each station to transmit without reference to another station

At 0000 you fix your position


At 0000 you fix your position and plot a new DR track line. At 0200 you again fix your position and it
is 0.5 mile east of your DR. Which statement is TRUE? :

The current is westerly at 0.5 knot

You must increase speed to compensate for the current

The current cannot be determined


The drift is 0.25 knot
Option Match : The drift is 0.25 knot

Because of the reflecting


Because of the reflecting properties of a sextant, if the sextant altitude reads 60 on the limb, the actual
arc of the limb from 0 to the 60 reading is :

20

30

40

60
Option Match : 30

characteristic of the light on a lighthouse


On a chart, the characteristic of the light on a lighthouse is shown as flashing white with a red sector.
The red sector __________. :

indicates the limits of the navigable channel

indicates a danger area

is used to identify the characteristics of the light

serves no significant purpose


Option Match : indicates a danger area

chart for a certain geographic area


In which source could you find the number of a chart for a certain geographic area? :

Chart No. 1

Catalog of Charts

Guidance for Practical Navigator

Coast Guard Light List

Option Match : Catalog of Charts

Charted depth is the __________.


Charted depth is the __________. :
vertical distance from the chart sounding datum to the ocean bottom, plus the height of tide

vertical distance from the chart sounding datum to the ocean bottom

average height of water over a specified period of time

average height of all low waters at a place


Option Match : vertical distance from the chart sounding datum to the ocean bottom

Civil twilight begins at 1910


Civil twilight begins at 1910 zone time on 20 July 1981. Your DR position at that time is LAT 22 16 N,
LONG 150 06 W. Which statement concerning the planets available for evening sights is TRUE? :

Venus will have a westerly meridian angle

Mars will set about one hour after the Sun sets

Mars, Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn will be above the horizon

Sights of Saturn, Jupiter, and Venus will yield a good three-line-of-position fix
Option Match : Venus will have a westerly meridian angle

Civil twilight occurs at 0558


Civil twilight occurs at 0558 zone time on 30 December 1981. Your DR position at that time is LAT 15 02 N,
LONG 46 02 W. Which statement concerning the planets available for morning sights is TRUE? :

At 0558, Mars can be used for an ex-meridian observation

Venus, Jupiter, and Mars sights will yield a good three line fix

Saturn will be near the prime vertical

Venus will be visible low in the western sky


Option Match : At 0558, Mars can be used for an ex-meridian observation

Coastal radio
Coastal radio navigational warnings are issued :

by port and harbour authorities within their respective limits

by the meteorological department of that country

by the mercantile marine department of that country

by national broadcasting corporations


Option Match : by port and harbour authorities within their respective limits

Controls testing of bridge equipment should be carried out


Controls testing of bridge equipment should be carried out _______. :

every day at noon when at sea

on completion of maneuvering in port

one to two hours prior sailing

whenever an item of navigation equipment is not functioning

Option Match : one to two hours prior sailing

Distance along a track line is measured on a Mercator


Distance along a track line is measured on a Mercator chart by using the __________. :

latitude scale near the middle of the track line

longitude scale near the middle of the track line

latitude scale at the mid-latitude of the chart

latitude or longitude scale at the middle of the scale

Option Match : latitude scale near the middle of the track line

During the month


During the month of October the Sun s declination is :

north and increasing

north and decreasing

south and increasing

south and decreasing


Option Match : south and increasing

find channels marked with the IALA-A


You would expect to find channels marked with the IALA-A Buoyage System in __________. :

the Philippines
Australia

Republic of Korea

Chile

Option Match : Australia

For navigational purposes


For navigational purposes, each great circle on the Earth has a length of :

3,600 miles

5,400 miles

12,500 miles

21,600 miles

Option Match : 21,600 miles

From the following data


From the following data: Sextant altitude (LL): 38?12.4 ; Index error : 3.0 on the arc; Corr n for HE : 6.6 ;
Total corr n for sun : for UL -17.0 , for LL + 14.8. What is the true altitude of the Sun s Lower limb? :

38?30.8'

38?17.6'

37?45.8'

38?23.6'
Option Match : 38?17.6'

general current circulation in the North Atlantic Ocean


Which would you consult for information about the general current circulation in the North Atlantic Ocean? :

Pilot chart

Coast Pilot

Current Table

Climatological Atlas
Option Match : Pilot chart
How can an ARPA assist

How can an ARPA assist the ship to steer a suitable course to make good the entrance to a channel? :

Select ground stabilised true motion display and alter course so that own ships true vector passes through
the middle of the entrance to the channel

Acquire the buoy at the entrance to the channel and on relative vector display alter course to make the
vector of the buoy pass directly through the centre of the screen

Select True ground stabilised vectors and make the vectors from both buoys at the entrance to the
channel pass either side of the centre of the screen

Select Relative motion display and make Own Ship vector pass through the middle of the entrance to
the channel

Option Match : Select ground stabilised true motion display and alter course so that own ships true
vector passes through the middle of the entrance to the channel

How can the error of the Gyro

How can the error of the Gyro compass be determined? :

By taking a transit bearing with the gyro compass of two prominent fixed shore objects and comparing
it with the bearing of the same objects on the chart

By using any of the methods in the suggested answers

By comparing the course readout on the GPS with the gyro course steered

By taking the radar bearing of an object when the radar is on a compass stabilised mode and comparing
it with the bearing on the chart of the same object

Option Match : By taking a transit bearing with the gyro compass of two prominent fixed shore objects
and comparing it with the bearing of the same objects on the chart

How many fixed objects


How many fixed objects are needed to plot a running fix? :

None

One

Two

Three

Option Match : One

How often is it recommended that a position fix is taken


How often is it recommended that a position fix is taken during a sea voyage if the ship is in open waters ? :

Just before the change of watch

Twice a watch

At least every 30 minutes

Only when the visibility drops


Option Match : At least every 30 minutes

How should a vessel cross a traffic lane when obliged to do so


How should a vessel cross a traffic lane when obliged to do so :

At a speed and heading that will cause the least encounters with vessels within the lane

On a heading that will cause her to spend the LEAST TIME in the lane

On a HEADING as nearly as practical at right angles to the direction of traffic flow

On heading so that her TRACK will be as nearly as practicable at right angles to the direction of
traffic flow

Option Match : On a HEADING as nearly as practical at right angles to the direction of traffic flow

IALA-B Buoyage System


In which country would you expect the channels to be marked with the IALA-B Buoyage System :

Poland
Morocco

Peru

Saudi Arabia
Option Match : Peru

If Loran-C signals become


If Loran-C signals become unsynchronized, the receiver operator is warned because :

signals begin to blink

signals begin to shift

stations discontinue transmission

stations transmit grass

Option Match : signals begin to blink

If the radar is set onto the

If the radar is set onto the Relative Motion Display, what would an echo of a target with no trail indicate?
Note this the trail of the echo and not a vector :

The target is on the same course and speed as own ship

The target is stopped and making no way through the water

The target is on a collision course with own ship

The target is on a constant bearing and getting closer to own ship

Option Match : The target is on the same course and speed as own ship

If the radar scanner of


If the radar scanner of one ship is at the same height as the cargo deck of the other during transfer operations,
which type of radar would pose a greater danger of the induced ignition ? :
A 3 cm radar

A 10cm radar

Neither a 10 cm or a 3 cm radar

Both a 10 cm and 3 cm radar

Option Match : A 10cm radar

If the radio signal ground


If the radio signal ground wave extends out for less distance than the minimum skywave distance, there
is an area in which no signal is received. This is called the :

skip zone

blackout zone

diffraction zone

shadow zone

Option Match : skip zone

If the strength of the wind

If the strength of the wind is related to the pressure gradient and the space between the isobars, which of the
following statements is correct? :

The closer the isobars are together the stronger will be the predicted wind

Strong winds are found in areas where the isobars are not close together

The pressure gradient is a measurement of the distance between the high and the low pressures and is
not associated with isobars

The wind force is related to the difference in pressures and blows directly between the centres of high
and the low pressure
Option Match : The closer the isobars are together the stronger will be the predicted wind

In Loran C
In Loran C :

the master and secondary stations transmits 8 pulses each

the master station transmits one long pulse and the secondary stations transmit 8 short pulses each

the master station transmits 9 pulses and the secondary stations transmit 8 pulses each

the master station transmits 8 pulses and the secondary stations transmit 9 pulses each

Option Match : the master station transmits 9 pulses and the secondary stations transmit 8 pulses each

In Mercator sailing
In Mercator sailing :

D'long / DMP = Tan course

Dep / D'long = Cos Course

DMP = D'long x Secant Course

DMP = D'lat x Secant Course

Option Match : DMP = D'long x Secant Course

In order to remove
In order to remove index error from a sextant, you should adjust the :

index mirror to make it parallel to the horizon glass with the index set at zero

horizon glass to make it parallel to the index mirror with the index set at zero

horizon glass to make it parallel to the sextant frame

telescope to make it perpendicular to the sextant frame

Option Match : horizon glass to make it parallel to the index mirror with the index set at zero

In the Beaufort Scale of Wind Force


In the Beaufort Scale of Wind Force, what is the Beaufort number associated with the wind force known
as a Gale? This should not be confused with a Near Gale or Strong Gale :

Eight (8)

Nine (9)

Seven (7)

Ten (10)

Option Match : Eight (8)

In which voyage, between two points


In which voyage, between two points, is the rhumb line distance NOT approximately the same as the
great circle distance? :

The two points are in low latitudes in the same hemisphere

The two points are in high latitudes in the same hemisphere

The two points are near the equator, but in different hemispheres

One point is near the equator, one point is in a high latitude, and both are near the 180th meridian

Option Match : The two points are in high latitudes in the same hemisphere

Is the location of

Is the location of the Compass Binnacle critical? :


Yes, for the reasons stated in all of the suggested answers

Yes, it should be on the fore and aft centreline of the ship

Yes, it should be away from all electrical power cables

Yes, it should be sited on a non-metallic base if possible

Option Match : Yes, for the reasons stated in all of the suggested answers

It is 1200 local time for an


It is 1200 local time for an observer at 54 E longitude. Which statement is TRUE? :

It is afternoon at Greenwich

It is midnight at 126E longitude

The observer is in time zone -4

All of the above are true

Option Match : The observer is in time zone -4

Mariners are FIRST warned of serious defects or important changes to aids


Mariners are FIRST warned of serious defects or important changes to aids to navigation by
means of __________. :

marine broadcast Notice to Mariners

Weekly Notices to Mariners

corrected editions of charts

Light Lists
Option Match : marine broadcast Notice to Mariners

Mean high water is the reference plane used for __________.


Mean high water is the reference plane used for __________. :

all vertical measurements

heights above water of land features such as lights

soundings on the East and West Coasts

water depths on the East Coast only


Option Match : heights above water of land features such as lights

On 6 July 1981
On 6 July 1981, at 1000 zone time, you cross the 180th meridian steaming westward.
What is your local time? :

It is 1000, 5 July

It is 1000, 6 July

It is 2200, 7 July

It is 1000, 7 July

Option Match : It is 1000, 7 July

Pick up the correct statement


Pick up the correct statement from the following: :

An artificial barrier which makes the enclosed area safe for anchorage of ships, is known as break water

The length of the quay wall is governed by the length of the largest vessel likely to be berthed

The break water whose inside is used as a plateform for loading and unloading is called a mole

All
Option Match : All

Plotting position using


Plotting position using the method of a running fix is used when :

three bearing position lines are available of different objects

only one bearing line is available

two bearing lines from two different objects are available

a bearing and distance off a navigational mark is available

Option Match : only one bearing line is available

publication contains information about the port facilities and passage entry to port
What publication contains information about the port facilities and passage entry to port ? :

World Port Index


Coast Pilot

Nautical Index

Sailing Directions

Option Match : World Port Index

Spring tides are tides that __________.


Spring tides are tides that __________. :

have lows lower than normal and highs higher than normal

have lows higher than normal and highs lower than normal

are unpredictable

occur in the spring of the year

Option Match : have lows lower than normal and highs higher than normal

The azimuth of a body


The azimuth of a body whose LHA is 195? will be :

westerly

easterly

northerly

southerly
Option Match : easterly

The compass binnacle on the ship has


The compass binnacle on the ship has various specific functions, which of the following answers reflect its
most important functions :

All of the answers provided

Houses the corrective magnets

Houses the soft iron correctors

Provides a non-magnetic housing for the compass


Option Match : All of the answers provided

The date is the same


The date is the same all over the world at :

0000 GMT

1200 GMT

0000 LMT for an observer at 90E longitude

no time

Option Match : 1200 GMT

The datum from which the predicted heights of tides are reckoned
The datum from which the predicted heights of tides are reckoned in the tide tables is __________. :

mean low water

the same as that used for the charts of the locality

the highest possible level

given in table three of the tide tables


Option Match : the same as that used for the charts of the locality

The Decca green


The Decca green zone has :

18 lanes

24 lanes

30 lanes

72 lanes
Option Match : 18 lanes

The difference (measured in degrees)


The difference (measured in degrees) between the GHA of the body and the longitude of the observer is the :

right ascension

meridian angle
SHA of the observer

zenith distance

Option Match : meridian angle

The difference between


The difference between local apparent time (LAT) and local mean time (LMT) is indicated by the :

equation of time

difference of longitude between the local and central meridian in time units

longitude in time units

zone description

Option Match : equation of time

The difference in local


The difference in local time between an observer on 114 W and one on 119 W is :

1.25 minutes

5 minutes

20 minutes

75 minutes
Option Match : 20 minutes

The distance covered by a ship on four successive days were 320, 300, 310 and 330
The distance covered by a ship on four successive days were 320, 300, 310 and 330 nautical miles
respectively. Find the average daily run speed if each day is 24 hours long :

330 naut. miles

300 naut. miles

320 naut. miles

315 naut. Miles


Option Match : 315 naut. Miles
The DMP between latitude
The DMP between latitude 20? 30 N and latitude 10? 15 S is :

1863.07

634.77

1248.92

614.15

Option Match : 1863.07

The drift and set of tidal, river, and ocean currents


The drift and set of tidal, river, and ocean currents refer to the __________. :

position and area of the current

speed and direction toward which the current flows

type and characteristic of the current's flow

None of the above


Option Match : speed and direction toward which the current flows

The equation of time is 12m 00s


The equation of time is 12m 00s and the mean Sun is ahead of the apparent Sun. If you are on the central
meridian of your time zone, at what zone time will the apparent Sun cross the meridian? :

1148

1200

1212

It cannot be determined from the information given


Option Match : 1212

The equation of time is 8m 40s


The equation of time is 8m 40s. The apparent Sun is ahead of the mean Sun. If you are on the central
Meridian of your time zone, the apparent Sun will cross your meridian at :

11-51-20 ZT

12-00-00 ZT
12-04-20 ZT

12-08-40 ZT
Option Match : 11-51-20 ZT

The GHA of the first point


The GHA of the first point of Aries is 315 and the GHA of a planet is 150 . What is the right ascension of
the planet? :

7 hours

11 hours

19 hours

23 hours

Option Match : 11 hours

The gyro compass can suffer from a compass


The gyro compass can suffer from a compass error and may need to be allowed for, when steering a
course in a dangerous navigational area. What is the probable cause of the error? :

An uncorrected course and speed error

Variation

Compass Deviation

Fluctuations in the electrical supply to the compass


Option Match : An uncorrected course and speed error

The horizon glass


The horizon glass of a sextant is :

silvered on its half nearer the frame

mounted on the index arm

between the horizon and the shade glasses

All of the above


Option Match : silvered on its half nearer the frame
The index error
The index error is determined by adjusting the :

sextant frame

horizon glass

index mirror

micrometer drum
Option Match : micrometer drum

The latest edition of a chart can be found from


The latest edition of a chart can be found from _______. :

the chart catalogue

the Annual Notice to Mariners

the latest cumulative notices to mariners

the Guide to Port Entry

Option Match : the latest cumulative notices to mariners

The LMT of LAN is 1210


The LMT of LAN is 1210. Your longitude is 70 30 E. Which time would you use to enter the Nautical
Almanac to determine the declination of the Sun at LAN? :

1842

1652

0728

0652
Option Match : 0728

The marine sextant is subject


The marine sextant is subject to seven different types of errors, four of which may be corrected by the
navigator. An error NOT correctable by the navigator is :

index error

prismatic error
perpendicularity of the horizon glass

perpendicularity of the index mirror


Option Match : prismatic error

The parallax angle will


The parallax angle will vary the most with the time of year for :

Venus

Jupiter

Saturn

Polaris
Option Match : Venus

The part of a sextant mounted directly


The part of a sextant mounted directly over the pivot of the index arm is the :

index mirror

horizon glass

micrometer drum

telescope
Option Match : index mirror

The path that a vessel is expected to follow


The path that a vessel is expected to follow, represented on a chart by a line drawn from the point of
departure to the point of arrival, is the __________. :

DR plot

track line

heading

estimated course
Option Match : track line

The period at high or low tide during which there is no change


The period at high or low tide during which there is no change in the height of the water is
called the __________. :

range of the tide

plane of the tide

stand of the tide

reversing of the tide


Option Match : stand of the tide

The position accuracy of


The position accuracy of Loran-C degrades with increasing distance from the transmitting stations as :

gains are made over the signal path

a result of variation in propagation conditions

the frequency of the pulses increases

the stations shift pulses

Option Match : a result of variation in propagation conditions

The position of

The position of the ship is found by taking a series of bearings using a magnetic compass. How
should an error of 5 degrees WEST be applied to the compass bearings? :

Subtract 5 degrees to the bearings

Add the 5 degrees to the bearings

The same error applies to all bearings and therefore it can be ignored

The error should be High or Low and therefore more information is required

Option Match : Subtract 5 degrees to the bearings

The position of the ship is found


The position of the ship is found by taking a series of bearings using a magnetic compass.
How should an error of 5 degrees WEST be applied to the compass bearings? :

Subtract 5 degrees to the bearings

Add the 5 degrees to the bearings

The same error applies to all bearings and therefore it can be ignored

The error should be High or Low and therefore more information is required

Option Match : Subtract 5 degrees to the bearings

The position of the ship is found by taking a series of bearings using a magnetic compass
The position of the ship is found by taking a series of bearings using a magnetic compass. How should
an error of 5 degrees WEST be applied to the compass bearings? :

Subtract 5 degrees to the bearings

Add the 5 degrees to the bearings

The same error applies to all bearings and therefore it can be ignored

The error should be High or Low and therefore more information is required
Option Match : Subtract 5 degrees to the bearings

The positions of the ship provided

The positions of the ship provided by the GPS should always be confirmed by other means, when possible.
Which of the following suggested methods would be the most accurate? :

The ranges of three distinctive shore objects on the radar

Compass bearings of three shore objects


Bearing and distance from a navigational Buoy

Bearing using the Radio Direction Finding of three radio beacons

Option Match : The ranges of three distinctive shore objects on the radar

The positions of the ship provided

The positions of the ship provided by the GPS should always be confirmed by other means, when possible.
Which of the following suggested methods would be the most accurate? :

The ranges of three distinctive shore objects on the radar

Compass bearings of three shore objects

Bearing and distance from a navigational Buoy

Bearing using the Radio Direction Finding of three radio beacons

Option Match : The ranges of three distinctive shore objects on the radar

The range of tide is the __________.


The range of tide is the __________. :

distance the tide moves out from the shore

duration of time between high and low tide

difference between the heights of high and low tide

maximum depth of the water at high tide

Option Match : difference between the heights of high and low tide

The rate of increase


The rate of increase in hour angle is the slowest for :

the Sun

the Moon

Mars

Mercury

Option Match : the Moon

The reference datum used in determining the heights of land features


The reference datum used in determining the heights of land features on most charts is __________. :

mean sea level

mean high water

mean low water

half-tide level

Option Match : mean high water

The Sailing Directions (Enroute) contain information on


The Sailing Directions (Enroute) contain information on __________. :

well-charted inner dangers

port facilities

coastal anchorages

offshore traffic separation schemes


Option Match : coastal anchorages

The SHA of star VEGA


The SHA of star VEGA to the nearest minute is :

137?18'

96?37'

80?47'

90?52'
Option Match : 80?47'

The ship is navigating in dense fog

The ship is navigating in dense fog where the visibility is less than one mile. The Arpa radar is set on
range 12 miles on a course of 314 degrees and own ship has a vector as shown. What is the vector mode
selected on the Arpa? :

True vectors

Relative vectors, sea stabilized

Relative vectors, ground stabilized

Relative vectors

Option Match : True vectors

The time interval between


The time interval between the transmission of signals from a pair of Loran-C stations is very closely
controlled and operates with :

an atomic time standard

Daylight Savings Time

Eastern Standard Time

Greenwich Mean Time

Option Match : an atomic time standard

The true wind is from 330 T


The true wind is from 330 T, speed 6 knots. You want the apparent wind to be 30 knots from 10 on your
port bow. To what course and speed must you change? :

Cn 240, 28.0 knots

Cn 270, 28.0 knots


Cn 180, 30.0 knots

Cn 090, 32.5 knots

Option Match : Cn 090, 32.5 knots



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Pencarian :

Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The velocity of the current in large coastal harbors

The velocity of the current in large coastal harbors is __________. :

unpredictable

generally too weak to be of concern

predicted in Tidal Current Tables

generally constant

Option Match : predicted in Tidal Current Tables

The world is divided into NAVAREAS for the dissemination

The world is divided into NAVAREAS for the dissemination of important marine information. Which NAVARE

XI

IV and XII

V and X

VI and VII

Option Match : XI

The zone time of LAN


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The zone time of LAN is 1152. Your longitude is 73 15 E. What time would you use to enter the Nautical Alman

0659

0652

1859

1852

Option Match : 0659

Vessels required to have an Automatic

Vessels required to have an Automatic Radar Plotting Aid must have a device to indicate the :

distance to the next port

speed of the vessel over the ground or through the water

time of the next navigational satellite pass

None of the above

Option Match : speed of the vessel over the ground or through the water

What action should the


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What action should the Officer of the Watch (OOW) take if he is forced to make a major deviation from the voya

Inform the Master

Make an appropriate entry in the Log Book

There is no special action necessary

Check that the deviation will not lead into danger

Option Match : Inform the Master

What are the limits of a passage

What are the limits of a passage or voyage plan? :

From berth to berth

From pilot to pilot

From Full Away On Passage (FAOP) to End Of Passage (EOP)


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

It is dependant on the voyage and if there are any river or canal transits

Option Match : From berth to berth

What are the main components causing

What are the main components causing the magnetic compass to require a regular evaluation and compass correc

Permanent and induced magnetism in the ships structure

The change in the position of the magnetic pole causing annual changes in the variation

Deviation and Variation

The continual changes of courses steered by the ship

Option Match : Permanent and induced magnetism in the ships structure

What are the required data inputs

What are the required data inputs into most gyro compasses to reduce any possible compass error? :

Latitude and Speed

Deviation and Variation

Maximum helm angle and rolling period

All of the data in the suggested answers

Option Match : Latitude and Speed

What are the two parts

What are the two parts of the magnetic compass error? :


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Variation and Deviation

Permanent and induced magnetism

The latitude and longitude

West and East errors

Option Match : Variation and Deviation

What chart should be used when navigating

What chart should be used when navigating ? :

The largest scale chart onboard for the area which is properly corrected

Any chart which shows the area which the vessel is passing through as long as it is connected

The largest scale chart on board for the concerned area

The chart which covers the largest part of the passage

Option Match : The largest scale chart onboard for the area which is properly corrected

What corrections must be applied

What corrections must be applied to the echo sounder reading to compare the depth of water with the depth print

Draught of the ship


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Allowance for the ships speed

Shallow water effects

The distance between the pulse Transmitter and Receiver

Option Match : Draught of the ship

What could be the reason for

What could be the reason for the magnetic compass to swing through large angles when the ship is rolling in a se

The heeling error magnets are upside down and/or not in the correct position

The error due to deviation is large for that ships heading

The induced magnetism from the earth&#39;s magnetic field is very strong in that area

The Coefficient B determined by the Compass Corrector at the last dry-dock was not correctly calculated

Option Match : The heeling error magnets are upside down and/or not in the correct position

What describes an accurate position that

What describes an accurate position that is NOT based on any prior position? :

Dead-reckoning position

Estimated position

Fix

Running fix

Option Match : Fix

What is a nonadjustable
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What is a nonadjustable error of the sextant? :

Prismatic error

Index error

Side error

Error of collimation

Option Match : Prismatic error

What is important to check

What is important to check when transferring a position from the GPS output to a paper chart? :

Any necessary corrections are applied to convert between the GPS datum and the chart datum

It is important to ensure that the GPS is setup on 2 dimensional and not 3 dimensional position fixes

Ensure that the GPS is setup on the same datum as the chart

Ensure that the chart has been corrected up to date

Option Match : Any necessary corrections are applied to convert between the GPS datum and the chart dat

What is important to check


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What is important to check when transferring a position from the GPS output to a paper chart? :

Any necessary corrections are applied to convert between the GPS datum and the chart datum

It is important to ensure that the GPS is setup on 2 dimensional and not 3 dimensional position fixes

Ensure that the GPS is setup on the same datum as the chart

Ensure that the chart has been corrected up to date

Option Match : Any necessary corrections are applied to convert between the GPS datum and the chart dat

What is the advantages of a GPS

What is the advantages of a GPS satellite system compared to other navigational aids? :

The GPS system gives information about position, speed and time continuously world wide

The GPS system is based on hyperbola navigation

The GPS system has a built-in group of six radio-beacons called a Decca chain
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The GPS system gives information about weather and waveconditions in the area

Option Match : The GPS system gives information about position, speed and time continuously world wide

What is the correct

What is the correct understanding of the term Isobar? :

An Isobar is a line joining places of equal pressure

An Isobar is a line joining places of equal temperature

An Isobar is the line showing the direction of the predicted path of a hurricane

An Isobar is the line of the cold front in a frontal depression

Option Match : An Isobar is a line joining places of equal pressure

What is the correct setting

What is the correct setting of the Anti sea clutter control on the radar? :

A few sea returns remaining on the screen

No sea returns left on the screen which may confuse with small target echoes near the ship

A removal of all the sea returns down to about a mile from own ship

All of the suggested answers


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Option Match : A few sea returns remaining on the screen

What is the correct understanding

What is the correct understanding of the term Lapse Rate when used in Meteorology? :

The change of the temperature in the atmosphere with height above sea level

The rate of increase of the wind associated with a Tropical Revolving Storm

The delay in temperature reduction associated with the wet bulb thermometer of a hygrometer

The change in the temperature associated with the passing of the warm front of a frontal depression

Option Match : The change of the temperature in the atmosphere with height above sea level

What is the depth of an iceberg

What is the depth of an iceberg below the surface of the sea? :

The draught of an iceberg varies with the type of berg and its age

The depth of an iceberg below the surface is always about one sixth of its total depth

The draught of an iceberg is about the same as the visible part of the iceberg above the water

The draught of an iceberg is normally about 3/4 of its total depth


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Option Match : The draught of an iceberg varies with the type of berg and its age

What is the direction of wind

What is the direction of wind associated with an anticyclone (area of high pressure) in the Northern Hemisphere?

Clockwise around the high pressure

Anticlockwise around the high pressure

Straight towards the centre of the anticyclone

Directly away from the centre of the anticyclone towards the nearest Low pressure

Option Match : Clockwise around the high pressure

What is the geographic

What is the geographic longitude of a body whose GHA is 232 27 ? :

12733&#39;E

5227&#39;E

6152&#39;W

6152&#39;E

Option Match : 12733&#39;E

What is the probable cause


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What is the probable cause of an error in position of the ship obtained from the GPS system? :

Incorrect height of the antenna

A three dimensional instead of a two dimensional position output

All of the suggested answers

Abnormal sun spot activity causing unusual radiation effects

Option Match : Incorrect height of the antenna

What is the shortest distance between

What is the shortest distance between two points on the surface of the earth? :

Great Circle

Composite great circle

Rhumb line
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Small circle

Option Match : Great Circle

What is the weather associated

What is the weather associated with being in the centre of an Anticyclone (a region of High Pressure)? :

Light winds and fair weather, sometimes fog

Strong winds but with very little rain

Strong winds and heavy rain

Persistent rain and very humid weather

Option Match : Light winds and fair weather, sometimes fog

What is TRUE concerning new editions of Light Lists

What is TRUE concerning new editions of Light Lists? :

Supplements to new editions are issued monthly by the U.S. Coast Guard

New editions are published by the National Ocean Service

New editions are corrected through the date shown on the title page

None of the above

Option Match : New editions are corrected through the date shown on the title page

What is understood by the term

What is understood by the term Dew point of the air? :


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The temperature at which condensation in the air forms into water droplets

The temperature of the water vapour in a cloud

The Dew Point is the point at the centre of an Anticyclone

All of the suggested answers

Option Match : The temperature at which condensation in the air forms into water droplets

What methods could be introduced

What methods could be introduced into a passage plan for continuous monitoring of the ships position when nav

Parallel Index lines

Conspicuous headlands and navigational marks for taking positions

The radar ranges of the coastline at all course alteration points

All of the suggested answers

Option Match : Parallel Index lines

What possible reason could there


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What possible reason could there be for the identification mark associated with a Racon not being visible on the

All of the suggested answers

The racon may not be transmitting a pulse

The transmitted radar frequency may not trigger the Racon transmitter

The radar may be suppressing the mark with application of the Interference Rejection control

Option Match : All of the suggested answers

What should a passage plan include ?

What should a passage plan include ? :

The plan should include the first 72 hours of the sea voyage

The plan should include the entire voyage from berth to berth

The plan should cover the first half of the sea voyage

The master decides what to include in the passage plan

Option Match : The plan should include the entire voyage from berth to berth

What will be the


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

What will be the d?long for departure of 66.5? when the ship is on m?lat of 29 degrees N :

137?

76?

36.8?

77.0?

Option Match : 76?

When a ship is steaming along

When a ship is steaming along a course line, what is the importance of determining the set and rate
of drift due to wind and current? :

All of the suggested answers

To determine the time required to reach the next alteration of course point

To determine the correction required to the course steered to maintain the planned passage.

To appreciate the possible extent of drift and dangers in the event of engine failure

Option Match : All of the suggested answers

When must a passage plan be prepared ?


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

When must a passage plan be prepared ? :

At the start of the sea voyage

Before the voyage commences

When requested by a pilot

After the pilot has disembarked

Option Match : Before the voyage commences

When navigating

When navigating a vessel, you :

can always rely on a buoy to be on station

can always rely on a buoy to show proper light characteristics

should assume a wreck buoy is directly over the wreck

should never rely on a floating aid to maintain its exact position

Option Match : should never rely on a floating aid to maintain its exact position

When navigating using GPS

When navigating using GPS, what is an indicator of the geometry of the satellites that your receiver is
locked onto? :

Horizontal Dilution of Precision

Selective Availability

Doppler Shifting

Precision Coding
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Option Match : Horizontal Dilution of Precision

When navigating using the GPS

When navigating using the GPS, how does the GPS display indicate when the accuracy of the displayed
position is reduced? :

A large HDOP value is displayed on the screen

A large Correction Factor number is displayed on the screen

The GPS display flashes and sounds an alarm

The GPS display is always very accurate and does not give any indication of lack of accuracy

Option Match : A large HDOP value is displayed on the screen

When navigating using the GPS


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

When navigating using the GPS, how does the GPS display indicate when the accuracy of the displayed
position is reduced? :

A large HDOP value is displayed on the screen

A large Correction Factor number is displayed on the screen

The GPS display flashes and sounds an alarm

The GPS display is always very accurate and does not give any indication of lack of accuracy

Option Match : A large HDOP value is displayed on the screen

When should

When should voyage planning be done? :

During the pilotage when leaving the berth

Prior to leaving the berth

Before the vessel completes the previous passage

Before the pilot is leaves the vessel at the departure port.

Option Match : Prior to leaving the berth

When should a navigator


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

When should a navigator rely on the position of floating aids to navigation? :

During calm weather only

During daylight only

Only when inside a harbor

Only when fixed aids are not available

Option Match : Only when fixed aids are not available

When taking an amplitude

When taking an amplitude, the Sun s center should be observed on the visible horizon when :

in high latitudes

the Sun is near or at a solstice

the declination is of a different name from the latitude

the Sun&#39;s declination is at or near 0

Option Match : in high latitudes

When the temperature of the

When the temperature of the air increases with height it is known as a Temperature Inversion and
may influence the performance of some instruments on the ship. What should the bridge Officer of
the Watch be prepared to happen? :

Abnormal ranges of VHF RT and Second Trace Returns on the radar

The GPS may give errors of position because of interference of incoming signals from the satellites

The radar will be show abnormal sea clutter as the pulse is trapped by the inversion

The bearings obtained from the Directional Finder (DF) will not be as accurate as normal
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Option Match : Abnormal ranges of VHF RT and Second Trace Returns on the radar

When using a buoy as

When using a buoy as an aid to navigation which of the following should be considered? :

The buoy should be considered to always be in the charted location

If the light is flashing, the buoy should be considered to be in the charted location

The buoy may not be in the charted position

The buoy should be considered to be in the charted position if it has been freshly painted

Option Match : The buoy may not be in the charted position

When using a radar

When using a radar in a unstabilized mode, fixes are determined most easily from :

center bearings

tangent bearings

ranges

objects that are close aboard

Option Match : ranges

When using GPS

When using GPS, how many theoretical position lines are required for a three-dimensional fix that takes into
account altitude? :

1
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Option Match : 4

When using GPS

When using GPS, how many theoretical position lines are required for a two-dimensional fix? :

Option Match : 3

When using the echo sounder in a river the soundings

When using the echo sounder in a river the soundings indicated may be incorrect,
what would be the most probable cause of the error? :

The density of the water


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The strength of the tide and current in the river

Shallow water effects

There should be no error with a properly working echo sounder

Option Match : The density of the water

Where can a ship expect

Where can a ship expect an act of piracy to take place? :

All over the world

In Far East waters

At the south end of the Red Sea

In American waters

Option Match : All over the world

Where can the size

Where can the size of the Magnetic Compass Error be found? :

By taking a transit bearing of two fixed geographical positions and comparing it with the bearing
of the same points on the chart
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

On the chart in the centre of the compass rose or by reference to the Variation chart, taking into
account the annual changes

By reference to the last entry in the Compass Error Log Book

By taking the error from the Deviation Table on the bridge

Option Match : By taking a transit bearing of two fixed geographical positions and comparing it with the b

Which aid is NOT marked

Which aid is NOT marked on a chart with a magenta circle? :

Radar station

Radar transponder beacon

Radio beacon

Aero light

Option Match : Aero light

Which nautical charts are intended for coastwise navigation

Which nautical charts are intended for coastwise navigation outside of outlying reefs and shoals? :

Approach charts

General charts

Sailing charts

Coastal charts

Option Match : General charts

Which of the answers best


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which of the answers best summarises the information which should be provided for the bridge Officers
of the Watch within an effective Voyage plan :

All of the suggested answers

Courses to steer; distance off dangers; parallel index lines; expected currents; prevailing winds; distance
between alteration points

Contingency arrangements in case of problems

Expected prevailing wind and weather

Option Match : All of the suggested answers

Which of the following

Which of the following methods do you think will give the most accurate ship?s position? :

Doubling angle on the bow

One bearing and distance of one object

Two distances off two objects subtending an angle of about 90 degrees

A three point bearing

Option Match : Two distances off two objects subtending an angle of about 90 degrees
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which of the following factors may not be taken into conside

Which of the following factors may not be taken into consideration when planning a passage in coastal waters? :

Under keel clearance

Clearing bearings and clearing ranges

No - Go areas

Choice of ocean route

Option Match : Choice of ocean route

Which of the following figures

Which of the following figures drawn on the plane of the Meridian is correct for an observer in position
Latitude 30 00 North; Longitude 15 00 West, when observing the sun on the meridian, if the sun s
Declination is 15 00 South? :

Figure 4 is correct

Figure 1 is correct

Figure 2 is correct

Figure 3 is correct

Option Match : Figure 4 is correct


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which of the following figures drawn

Which of the following figures drawn on the plane of the Meridian is correct for an observer in position
Latitude 30 00 North; Longitude 15 00 West, when observing the sun on the meridian, if the sun s
Declination is 15 00 South? :

Figure 4 is correct

Figure 1 is correct

Figure 2 is correct

Figure 3 is correct

Option Match : Figure 4 is correct

Which of the four adjustable

Which of the four adjustable errors in the sextant causes side error? :

Horizon glass not being perpendicular to the frame

Index mirror not being perpendicular to the frame

Telescope not being parallel to the frame

Elliptical centering error

Option Match : Horizon glass not being perpendicular to the frame


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which of the four adjustable

Which of the four adjustable errors in the sextant is the principle cause of index error? :

Telescope not being parallel to the frame

Index mirror and horizon glass not being parallel

Index mirror not being perpendicular to the frame

Horizon glass not being perpendicular to the frame

Option Match : Index mirror and horizon glass not being parallel

Which of the four calculations

Which of the four calculations illustrated is the correct one to determine the latitude of the observer
when the sun is on the meridian? :

Calculation 3 is correct

Calculation 1 is correct

Calculation 2 is correct

Calculation 4 is correct

Option Match : Calculation 3 is correct


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which of the four calculations illustrated

Which of the four calculations illustrated is the correct one to determine the latitude of the observer when the sun

Calculation 3 is correct

Calculation 1 is correct

Calculation 2 is correct

Calculation 4 is correct

Option Match : Calculation 3 is correct

Which of the four figures

Which of the four figures illustrated shows the correct position line for the following situation:
Latitude 50 00 N, Longitude 30 00 W, Time 1200 GMT. Course steered: 090 True, Speed: 12 knots,
bearing of the sun: 200 , Intercept correction: 00 02 Towards (observed altitude - computed altitude) :
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Figure 2 is correct

Figure 1 is correct

Figure 3 is correct

Figure 4 is correct

Option Match : Figure 2 is correct

Which of the four figures

Which of the four figures illustrated shows the correct position line for the following situation:
Latitude 50 00 N, Longitude 30 00 W, Time 1200 GMT. Course steered: 090 True, Speed: 12 knots, bearing of t
computed altitude) :

Figure 2 is correct

Figure 1 is correct

Figure 3 is correct

Figure 4 is correct

Option Match : Figure 2 is correct

Which of the suggested navigational


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which of the suggested navigational systems is a Hyperbolic navigational system and has hyperbolae as
position lines? :

Loran C

GPS

Radio Direction Finder

All of the suggested systems

Option Match : Loran C

Which one of the following land marks on the coast line

Which one of the following land marks on the coast line must be depicted on hydrographic maps ? :

light houses

church spires

shore line

all

Option Match : all

Which part of the magnetic compass


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which part of the magnetic compass error changes with a change in the course steered? :

Deviation

Variation

Induced magnetism

All of the suggested answers

Option Match : Deviation

Which position includes

Which position includes the effects of wind and current? :

Dead reckoning position

Leeway position

Estimated position

Set position

Option Match : Estimated position

Which statement about radio navigational warnings


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Which statement about radio navigational warnings is TRUE? :

The topics for warnings included in HYDROLANTS, HYDROPACS, and NAVAREA warnings are
the same

NAVAREA warnings concern only coastal navigation and inland navigation in large bays or sounds
such as Puget Sound

The United States is responsible for NAVAREA warnings in the North Atlantic north of 7N, and west
of 15W

Long range radio navigational warnings are usually broadcast by radiotelephone, radiotelegraph,
and radio-teletypewriter

Option Match : The topics for warnings included in HYDROLANTS, HYDROPACS, and NAVAREA
warnings are the same

While steering a course

While steering a course of 150 T, you wish to observe a body for a latitude check. What would the
azimuth have to be? :

000T

090T

150T

240T

Option Match : 000T

Who is ultimately
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Who is ultimately responsible for the voyage plan? :

The Master

The Second Officer as the official Navigation officer

The Officer of the Watch (OOW) on duty

The ship owner will provide overall parameters within which the ship must follow

Option Match : The Master

Why should Ground Stabilised

Why should Ground Stabilised True Motion display mode be avoided when using the Arpa for
anti-collision purposes :

The collision regulations are based on ship courses through the water

True motion does not provide the collision risk of other ships
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

The Relative Motion display and relative vectors is the only display to use for anti-collision purposes

The true vector can never give an indication of collision risk with another ship

Option Match : The collision regulations are based on ship courses through the water

You are enroute to assist vessel A. Vessel A is underway at 4

You are enroute to assist vessel A. Vessel A is underway at 4.5 knots on course 233 T, and bears 264 T at 68
miles from you. What is the course to steer at 13 knots to intercept vessel A? :

249

256

262

268

Option Match : 256

You are informed of defects or changes in aids to navigation

You are informed of defects or changes in aids to navigation by __________. :

Local Notice to Mariners

Weekly Notice to Mariners

marine broadcasts

All of the above

Option Match : All of the above

You are planning to enter an unfamiliar port


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

You are planning to enter an unfamiliar port. Which publication provides information about channel depths,
dangers, obstructions, anchorages, and marine facilities available in that port :

American Practical Navigator

Notice to Mariners

Coast Pilot

Sailing Directions

Option Match : Coast Pilot

You are preparing to take a tow from San Diego to Portland,

You are preparing to take a tow from San Diego to Portland, OR. Good seamanship would
that you have on board, available for reference and use, all of the following EXCEPT the __________. :

Coast Pilot

harbor and coastal charts for ports of refuge enroute

Sailing Directions (Enroute)

Light List

Option Match : Sailing Directions (Enroute)

You expect to sight land at 2100 where an alteration of cours

You expect to sight land at 2100 where an alteration of course is marked on the chart. By 2120 no land has
been sighted, the visibility is very good. What action would you take? :

Keep looking out

Call Master

Stop engines
Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Alter course

Option Match : Call Master

You will be loading in Boston Harbor to a maximum draft of 3

You will be loading in Boston Harbor to a maximum draft of 32 06. The charted depth of an obstruction
in the channel near Boston Light is 30 feet and you wish to have 3 feet of keel clearance. The steaming
time from the pier to the obstruction is 01h 05m. What is the latest time (ZD +4) you can sail on 17 May 1983
and meet these requirements? :

1610

1728

1821

2350

Option Match : 1728

Your chart indicates that there is an isolated rock and names

Your chart indicates that there is an isolated rock and names the rock using vertical letters.
This indicates the __________. :

rock is visible at low water springs only

rock is a hazard to deep draft vessels only

rock is dry at high water

exact position of the rock is doubtful

Option Match : rock is dry at high water

Your longitude is 179 59\'W


Plan and conduct a passage and determ

Your longitude is 179 59 W. The LMT at this longitude is 23h 56m of the 4th day of the month.
Six minutes later your position is 179 59 E longitude. Your LMT and date is now :

00h 02m on the 4th

00h 02m on the 5th

23h 50m on the 5th

00h 02m on the 6th

Option Match : 00h 02m on the 6th


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